Marko Škop, Slovakia/Czech Republic, 200935mm, Colour, 65'

The mayor of Osadné, Mr. Ladislav Mikuláško, is a political record-holder. He has held the position of the village boss for a respectable thirty-six years. His spiritual counterpart, the Orthodox priest Peter Soroka, has buried fifty people and christened two children over the past five years. The mayor and priest have decided to fight for the survival of the village, together with their wives, who are their important shadow advisors…

03 August, Shtëpia e Kulturës, 14:00

Europe Next Door

Director: Marko Škop
Producer: Marko Škop, Ján Meliš, František Krähenbiel, Filip Remunda
Cinematographer: Ján Meliš
Editor: František Krähenbiel
Sound: Marián Gregorovič, Ján Ravasz, Peter Granec

Director's Biography

Born in 1974 in Prešov, Slovakia, he graduated from Commenius University in Bratislava (FiFUK) in 1996 at the department of Journalism and from the Academy of Music Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU) in 2001, in Documentary film directing. He works as a director and producer of documentary films.

Festivals and Awards:

Best Documentary Film – Karlovy Vary IFF 2009, Czech Republic. Audience Award – One World Film Festival Bratislava 2009, Slovakia. Honourable Mention – Krakow FF 2010, Poland. ReinhardKämpf Memorial Prize – goEast Film Festival Wiesbaden 2010, Germany.


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